Blessed With Burden


Hey God, It's going good. You continue to freakishly bless me. I don't have to tell you that I'm tired. Like really tired. Like fall in bed exhausted and wake up fatigued. It's been a long haul. So much more complicated than I could have ever imagined. I ask myself if I'm making it more … Continue reading Blessed With Burden

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We are not alone, the Lord God is in our midst.


The Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad? Alice Kingsley: I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. Part of my life feels like all the oddities in Alice in Wonderland. Drinking potions to grow too tall, shrink too small and have everything in constant topsy turvy.  I'm never … Continue reading We are not alone, the Lord God is in our midst.

For once, I just wanted to be one of “those moms.”


For once, I just wanted to be one of "those moms."               My kids have been back in school for a week. We started off on the right foot. All of the school supplies bought 2 weeks before hand. All of them sorted and labeled properly before Meet The … Continue reading For once, I just wanted to be one of “those moms.”

Please don’t tell me to stand still


I didn't wake up very rested this morning. Which usually means I was doing battle in my head all night. And because of a certain word tattoed on my mind's eye this morning I think I was wrestling with God, *sigh again. STAND This is one of the worst things in the world you can … Continue reading Please don’t tell me to stand still

Hit In The Teeth


I got hit in the teeth this afternoon. By a group of individuals I thought loved me. And it knocked the breath out of me and knocked me to my knees. Isaiah 54:15 - If anyone does attack you, it will not be my doing; whoever attacks you will surrender to you. However, within minutes … Continue reading Hit In The Teeth

Don’t get gonged!


This has been one of the more frustrating and least productive days of this month.Part of  me really wants to rant and rave and whine and complain. I'm tired. I'm stressed. My chest is tight and my head is full of too many things to be processed. My to-do list just gets longer and longer. … Continue reading Don’t get gonged!

Part 1: Lessons I’m learning this week via Robert Frost


When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy's been swinging them. But swinging doesn't bend them down to stay. Ice-storms do that. Often you must have seen them Loaded with ice a sunny winter morning After a rain. They click upon … Continue reading Part 1: Lessons I’m learning this week via Robert Frost

Good things this week: My hubby fixed the toilet


This week has been frustrating. Nothing horrible happened but so far nothing has gone smoothly and especially nothing has gone how I thought it was going to. So this is me putting on my fake smile and trying to look for the silver lining. Rant: Last Friday was our annual Figgins' family 5k in Fancy … Continue reading Good things this week: My hubby fixed the toilet